Share of DIY Items UK shoppers buy online and in-store 2018

This statistic presents the results of a consumer survey conducted with DIY and gardening shoppers in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. 39 percent of DIY shoppers preferred to buy power tools online as opposed to 26 percent of shoppers who went for in-store shopping. The most popular items that consumers preferred buying online rather than in-store were nails, screws, and adhesives with 67 percent of those surveyed stating they liked to buy them online.

DIY shoppers: what are they buying online and in-store in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018?

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Release date

January 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 30, 2018 to September 5, 2018

Number of respondents

12,000 respondents

Special properties

UK online shoppers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "This research is representative of shoppers that bought gardening & DIY items online or in-store in the UK."

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